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from 22nd - 26th, November, 2021 Short Courses on Offer - Financing Development

Good morning, 

 

The Committee on Fiscal Studies will run three  short courses. see the posters for more information. 

Call for Sustainable Management and Operations (SuMO) PhD Scholarship applications

 

Good afternoon, 

 

Sustainable Management and Operations (SuMO) is a new three year PhD program. It is planned to be offered at the Kuehne Logistics University (KLU) through the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nairobi, by the Africa Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Operations for Resource Management and Food Supply. The program is through collaboration between University of Nairobi (UoN), University of Dar El Salaam (UDBS) and Kuehne Logistics University (KLU).


The program targets Junior Managers who will take leadership positions in future and those
wishing to pursue a career in academics. Successful candidates will learn from highly
interdisciplinary team drawn from professors and industry professionals in agribusiness,
operations management, supply chains, agricultural economics, business science and
sustainability. This will holistically equip them with skills and knowledge on sustainable
management which has been missing in the conventional business management trainings, making the program unique.


Who can apply?


One can apply for the SuMO PhD program scholarship if they meet the following criteria:
 An earned MSc, MA or related degree in agribusiness, agricultural economics, operations
management and, supply chains and related fields

 Outstanding academic performance with Second Class Upper Division and above for
undergraduate or equivalent GPA score
 Experience in undertaking qualitative and quantitative research in agribusiness, business,
supply chains, operations management, sustainability or related fields
 Excellent analytical and research skills with proficiency in research, econometric
modelling and in using at least one research software
 Excellent written and spoken English
 Desire to venture into an academic career


Application documents
Application documents to be submitted should include:
1. Motivation letter of not more than 1 page hand signed in Times New Romans, font 12 and
single spaced
2. Concept note of 3 pages clearly indicating your research topic, background, problem
statement, justification and methodology in Times New Romans, font 12 and single spaced
3. Copies of academic degrees
4. Copies of academic transcripts, incl. grading-scale
5. One letter of recommendation from a senior academic conversant with your academic
background (must have a letterhead, signature and official stamp and must be of recent
date)
6. One letter of recommendation from none academic referee conversant with your research
and industry work
7. Abstract of Masters level degree thesis
8. Copy of Curriculum Vitae
9. Evidence of any two publications


Program Overview
The PhD program will take three years on a full-time basis. The first year will be dedicated to
course work and at the same time, the candidate will be expected to develop their proposal with
support from the supervisors. The subsequent two years will be dedicated to research work
including data collection, analysis, preparation of publication papers and final thesis report. The program priority research areas are: Sustainability, Operations Management, Food/Agricultural Logistics and related subjects.
Supervision and support


The PhD candidate will have a supervisor from UoN, UDSM and an international professor from KLU or from the global KF academic network. They will also have many great opportunities to enhance their scientific and professional skills from the pool of professors and industry experts from the three universities and Kuenhe Foundation.
 

Publications
Publishing is essential for the program. Therefore candidates will be expected to publish at least two journal articles from their research work before graduating.
Scholarship
There will be a scholarship covering University tuition fee, living expenses and research.


Application contacts and deadlines
Application documents should be sent to mercyn@uonbi.ac.ke with a copy to
agecon@uonbi.ac.ke
The application deadline is 30th November 2021.

 

Training Invitation] Proposal Development for Academic Purposes: Responding to the FID Call for Grant Proposals Training Invitation] Proposal Development for Academic Purposes: Responding to the FID Call for Grant Proposals

As part of the current ongoing activities of the Seventh Africa Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Triennial Conference, RUFORUM secretariat invites you to a virtual training on Proposal Development for Academic Purposes: Responding to the FID Call for Grant Proposals. The training is scheduled for 8th -12th November 2021 starting at 11:00am EAT.

 Register for the event on this Link.

MENTAL HEALTH DAY INVITATION MENTAL HEALTH DAY INVITATION ON 3rd Nov, 2021

To All Staff and Students

 

The Office of the Dean of Students and the University Health Services in partnership with Medicine Sans Frontiers and the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) have organized a Mental Health Day scheduled for Wednesday November 3, 2021.

 

This Mental Health Day presents a series of planned activities as outlined below;

 

  • Panel Discussions
  • Blood donation
  • Free medical checkups
  • HIV Testing
  • Covid-19 test
  • Free counseling
  • Mental awareness talk 
  • Medical talks from our UHS and MSF Doctors.

 

The Panel Discussions, Mental Awareness Talk and General Medical Talks will be conducted at the Chandaria Auditorium, UoN Towers, 6th Floor from 10.00am to 5.00pm with breaks of Entertainment in between.

 

The Blood Donation, General Health check, HIV/Covid Testing and Free Counselling will run concurrently at the Great Court, Main Campus from 9.00am – 5.00pm.

 

All staff and students are welcome to participate in this Mental Health Day.

 

 

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Johnson Ireri Kinyua

Dean of Students & Career Services

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

P.O. Box 30197-00100| 

NAIROBI, KENYA

Tel: +254 -20-491-8114

Email: dean-students@uonbi.ac.ke

Dr. Robert Flyod INVITATION TO A TALK BY THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, CTBTO ,26th October 2021

 

Dear All,

 

You are invited by the Dean Faculty of Science and Technology to attend a talk by Dr. Robert Flyod ,Executive Secretary  for Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) on 26th October 2021 at 10.00 am, Millennium Hall 1, Chiromo Campus.

 

Please be punctual.

 

Kind regards,

 

John A.O Orindi, mCIPR

Director of Corporate Affairs

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

University of Nairobi

P.O Box 30197-00100

Nairobi, Kenya

Tel:        +254 20491 3195

Office:    +254 20491 3193

Email:     johnorindi@uonbi.ac.ke

Website: www.uonbi.ac.ke

 

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Schedule for Collection of Certificate for the 65th Graduation Ceremony

NOTICE TO ALL SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 GRADUATES
All Graduates of the 65th Congregation for the conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas held on September 24, 2021 are requested to collect their certificates from the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus starting from Monday October 25, 2021 to Friday December 3, 2021 in the following order:
1. MONDAY OCTOBER 25, 2021 – FRIDAY OCTOBER 29, 2021
MASTERS DEGREES AND POST GRADUATE DIPLOMAS
 Faculty of Agriculture
 Faculty of the Built Environment and Design
 Faculty of Education
 Faculty of Engineering
 Faculty of Health Sciences
 Faculty of Science and Technology
 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
2. MONDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – FRIDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2021
MASTERS DEGREES AND POST GRADUATE DIPLOMAS
 Faculty of Social Sciences
 Faculty of Arts
 Faculty of Law
 Faculty of Business and Management Sciences
3. MONDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2021 – FRIDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2021
BACHELORS DEGREES
 Faculty of Agriculture
 Faculty of Health Sciences
 Faculty of Science and Technology
 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
4. MONDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2021 TO FRIDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2021
BACHELORS DEGREES
 Faculty of Engineering
 Faculty of the Built Environment and Design
 Faculty of Social Sciences
 Faculty of Arts
 Faculty of Law
5. MONDAY NOVEMBER 22, 2021 TO FRIDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2021
BACHELORS’ DEGREES
 Faculty of education
 Faculty of Business and Management Sciences
DIPLOMAS
 All diplomas for all faculties
6. MONDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2021 TO FRIDAY DECEMBER 3, 2021
MASTERS, POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS, BACHELORS AND DIPLOMAS
ALL GRADUATES FOR:
 Faculty of Agriculture
 Faculty of the Built Environment and Design
 Faculty of Education
 Faculty of Engineering
 Faculty of Health Sciences
 Faculty of Science and Technology
 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
 Faculty of Social Sciences
 Faculty of Arts
 Faculty of Law
 Faculty of Business and Management Sciences
The following will be required before collection of the certificates:
 Original National Identity Card (ID card)/Passport.
 Convocation fee receipt for Kshs. 1,000.00
Certificates should be collected by Friday, December 3, 2021. Any certificate not collected by this date will be liable to a storage charge of Kshs. 1,000/= per year or part thereof. For avoidance of doubt, any part of a year after the expiry of the collection date shall attract a storage charge of Kshs. 1,000/=.
For further information, please contact:

The Academic Registrar
University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 30917-00100
NAIROBI
Telephone: 020-4914201/020-4914202/020-4914204/020-4914203
Mobile: 0700675405
Email: reg-academic@uonbi.ac.ke or
examinations@uonbi.ac.ke

 

WEBUYE,H.O.D
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

STUDENTS VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE

Greetings

The Students Voter Registration Drive by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in partnership with Universities and Colleges Students' Peace Association of Kenya (UCSPAK) continues  (daily including weekends and holidays) outside Taifa Hall, Main Campus from 9.00am to 4.00pm. The registration closes on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

 

ALL ARE WELCOME!!!!

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Johnson Ireri Kinyua

Dean of Students & Career Services

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

P.O. Box 30197-00100| 

NAIROBI, KENYA

Tel: +254 -20-491-8114

Email: dean-students@uonbi.ac.ke

 

Eye Centre for specialised Eye Care Eye Centre for specialised Eye Care - Book for a Consultation

Dear All,

The University of Nairobi Eye Centre would like to welcome all of you to Eye Centre for specialised Eye Care. For Booking: Call 0204915919/0745563240 or email; eyecenter@uonbi.ac.ke 

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Kind Regards,

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Ltd.

P.O. Box 68241 - 00200 Nairobi - Kenya

Tel:     +254 20 491 3910

Email:     unes@uonbi.ac.ke

Website:  www.unes.co.ke

UoN TALENTS SEARCH DRIVE - INVITATION FOR REGISTRATION UoN TALENTS SEARCH DRIVE - INVITATION FOR REGISTRATION

Dear Staff and Students,

 

Do you have a talent or skill that needs to be nurtured?

 

The University of Nairobi is not only a centre of academic excellence but also a home of skills and talent.

 

The Office of the Dean of Students is reaching out to the student and staff community to identify and nurture talents. This is an opportunity to showcase our rich and diverse talents from both students and staff in various categories.

 

If you are gifted as an individual or group in any category, please sign up on the link below.

 

Registration Linkhttps://forms.gle/gYf8rjJ4N592UhSh9

 

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday October 29, 2021.

 

Thank you

 

 

............................................................................

Johnson Ireri Kinyua

Dean of Students & Career Services

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

P.O. Box 30197-00100| 

NAIROBI, KENYA

Tel: +254 -20-491-8114

Email: dean-students@uonbi.ac.ke

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: 9TH BATCH MASTERS DEGREE AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OF THE AFRICAN BUSINESS EDUCATION INITIATIVE FOR THE YOUTH (ABE INITIATIVE) AND SDGs GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Ministry of Education – State Department for University Education and Research is in receipt of the above request inviting suitable applicants to make applications on the above program sponsored by the Japanese Government through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).  The initiative offers opportunities to young people in Africa to study Masters Degrees and Doctoral programs in Japanese Universities and undertake Internship in Japan.

 Applicants should be between 24-39 years of age and possess working experience.

 Potential applicants should email ky-abe-mip@jica.go.jp for the application forms.